Building Information Modelling [BIM] Basic for Quantity Surveying Analysis

Course Date:

Registration Period:

16 hours / 2 day

9am to 6pm

Mode of Training:
Face to Face (Computer Lab) and Synchronous teaching using MS Team

F2F : Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

This course covers two BIM software, namely Autodesk REVIT and Exactal CostX. The former is an Authoring Tool and the latter is a Data Extraction software. This will equip participants to toggle between two unique BIM environments, so that they can work seamlessly with both Contract, Quantity Surveyor (QS) and Modelling Team in any building project scenario. The laboratory learning is focused on software learning, thus enabling deeper software application. 

Course Objectives

This course equips participants with BIM software skills to extract data for costing, quantity taking-off and project management.   

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
1. Extract BIM Data for Quantity Take-off
2. Extract BIM Data for Costing and Project Management

Topic to be covered:

1. Introduction and Navigation [REVIT]
2. Create View, Dimensioning and Annotation [REVIT]
3. Extract Quantity and Info from REVIT [generate schedule using parameters and formulae] [REVIT]
4. Export to dwf and Publish to pdf [REVIT]
5. Introduction to CostX [CostX]
6. User Interface & 3D Drawing Files Overview [CostX]
7. Measurement Techniques Overview [CostX]
8. Unit of measurements [UOM] for Object Dimensions/ Dimension Group [CostX]
9. Object Mode Measurement [CostX]
10. BIM Import Template [Costx]
11. Revisions [CostX]
12. Generating a Workbook [CostX]
13. Version Comparisons [CostX]
14. Model Mapping [parameters mapping] [CostX]
15. Assessment

Suitable for

Quantity Surveyor/Contract Manager/Project Manager/Cluster Manager/Statistician.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Applicants shall be a graduate of a relevant Architectural, Landscape Architectural, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and Quanity Surveying or related diploma, with prior Computer-aided design (CAD) software knowledge, from any of the Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) in Singapore. 

Applicants with other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate 
• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME ” together with your online application.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.

Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
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Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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